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  • Hill hosts annual meeting with American Indian tribes

    Hill Air Force Base hosted its annual government-to-government meeting and cultural exchange April 19-20 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by Department of Defense agencies in Utah.
  • Hill firefighters rescue 9 baby ducks from storm drain

    Nine “lucky ducks” were reunited with their parents May 2. Firefighters were called to a parking lot near building 430 on 6th Street to rescue baby ducks stuck in a storm drain.
  • Firefighters prescribe controlled burns for Hill

    Passers-by may have seen flames and smoke on the east side of the base April 27. A team of base firefighters conducted a controlled burn on a small section of the Base Operations and Readiness Training, or BORTA, area.
  • Hill AFB roadwork is set to begin

    The installation has two significant constructions projects scheduled to begin in early May. The renovations will result in two new traffic signals to an increasingly-busy Wardleigh Blvd., while another will include excavation and replacement of asphalt along 6th Street.
  • Second-generation Holocaust survivor shares her family story

    On April 18, the Hill AFB Special Observance Council held a Holocaust Days of Remembrance Service in memory of the estimated six million Jews and other minorities who were killed by the Nazis during World War II.
  • Hill announces 2018 air and space show

    The "Warriors Over the Wasatch: The Legacy Continues" Air and Space Show will return to the Top of Utah June 23-24.
  • Cleared for Takeoff: Junior Achievement City in SLC gets model air traffic control tower

    Officials from Hill Air Force Base helped open a model air traffic control tower in Salt Lake’s Junior Achievement City April 10.
  • 388th maintenance shops lend helping hand to restoration project

    Normally tasked with maintaining F-35 aircraft and support equipment, the aircraft metals and technology shop, part of the 388th Maintenance Squadron, will now have an opportunity to put their skills to work on piece of history.
  • F-35A pilots and maintainers conduct combat capabilities exercise

    The F-35A and those who fly and maintain it were tested recently with an exercise designed to simulate environments as close to combat as possible. This is the first time the 388th Fighter Wing’s combined 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit have participated in this type of exercise with the F-35A.
  • Hill F-35A maintainers passing the Pacific TSP test

    Five weeks into the first F-35A Pacific Theater Security Package deployment the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit team is at full stride. Maintainers in the Pacific location and in Utah, home of the 34th AMU under the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings are coming together to make the first TSP a success and to fulfill lofty expectations of themselves and of the Air Force’s newest stealth fighter. “Everyone associated with the 34th Fighter Squadron and AMU alike, make a really great team, and that’s good because we have a lot to accomplish while we’re here,” said Capt. Christina Merritt, 34th Expeditionary Maintenance Unit officer in charge. “I’m so happy to be here. We’re showing the world what we’re made of and what the F-35A can do.”
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